‘Boardwalk Empire’ Promises Memorable Premiere

By Tim Kenneally LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) – “Boardwalk Empire” will return September 25 with an insurrection, an arrest, and a terrifying visit from the Ku Klux Klan, HBO announced on Wednesday. The Season 2 premiere, titled “21,” will find Nucky Thompson (Steve Buscemi), Atlantic City’s man behind the curtain, contending with trouble in his inner […]

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‘Boardwalk Empire’ Creator Knows How The Show Ends

By Tim Molloy NEW YORK (The Wrap.com) – “Boardwalk Empire” creator Terence Winter has already figured out how the show is ending. He doesn’t know when it will be, of course. He hopes for five or six seasons of the HBO Prohibition drama, which returns for its second season in the fall after its first […]

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The Not-So-Good Guys (And Women): Your Guide To TV’s Best Anti-Heroes

There was a time when it was easy to tell heroes from villains on television. Good guys had white hats. Bad guys had black hats. Good guys always wanted to save the world. Bad guys wanted to run it. Good guys got the cute girl. Bad guys got the scary henchman. However, the times aren’t […]

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‘Boardwalk Empire’s Michael K. Williams: Chalky’s A Lot Like Omar

Chalk up another one for Michael Kenneth Williams. He’s the Brooklyn-born actor who riveted audiences for five seasons on ‘The Wire’ in the role of Omar Little, the most-feared of all the thugs, gangsters and street toughs on that hallowed Baltimore-based HBO series. And now, Williams is back on HBO in a series that’s shaping […]

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HBO Renews ‘Boardwalk Empire’ Following Strong Debut

At HBO, the mob rules. The pay-cable channel’s newest gangland drama, ‘Boardwalk Empire,’ scored the highest ratings Sunday of any HBO premiere since the debut of ‘Deadwood’ in March 2004, and earned an ultra-fast second-season pickup in the process. HBO was so ecstatic about the debut of ‘Boardwalk’ that it announced on Tuesday that the […]

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